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Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts Alumna of the Year Jeanne Hamrick helps keep the funds flowing to Southern Nevada charities.
The public is invited to get a first-hand glimpse at innovation.
In the days after the Oct. 1 tragedy, UNLV mental health experts helped hundreds deal with the trauma. Three of them share their insights.
After the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV researcher Stephen Benning found increases in stress and gratitude. Here, he shares perspective on his findings.
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
Do children raised by male caregivers have different perceptions of gender as a result of who raised them? This psychology major spent her summer exploring the question.
UNLV professor Brad Donohue uses family behavior therapy to develop program to change sports culture and optimize athletic performance.
UNLV, Tufts University, and international research team offers new clues about which key proteins in the brain play a role in controlling epilepsy, anxiety, and other disorders.
Meana, a professor and administrator at UNLV since 1997, will serve in UNLV’s top post beginning July 1 through the completion of a national search.
Michelle Paul, director of The PRACTICE, offers tips on when to seek mental health support and why it matters, especially during Mental Health Awareness Month.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
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Psychology In The News
"Vegas Strong" has become a catchphrase of resiliency and unity since the shooting. But is the strength of being Vegas Strong measurable?
Angela Ziff developed an eating disorder in high school.
The research, conducted by neuroscientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, expands the understanding of the signaling between neurons in epilepsy. Regulating the proteins in the brain that control cell signaling may lead to better therapies for stopping or preventing seizures entirely.
Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, working with a team of international scientists investigated how brain proteins interact to regulate the electrical signaling of neurons.
The brain is a precision instrument. Its function depends on finely calibrated electrical activity triggering the release of chemical messages between neurons.
Associate Professor, Psychology
An expert in behavioral neuroscience with concentrations in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology
An expert on child psychology, anxiety, and school absenteeism
Associate Professor of Psychology
An expert in memory, reading, and thinking processes.